PC maker MSI is promising to show off a “new generation” of MSI WindPad tablets at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas in January. The reason I put “new generation” in quotes is because while MSI did indeed show off a few tablets at CES 2010 as well as other trade shows throughout the year, the company’s Android and Windows tablets never actually made it to market, which suggests to me they weren’t so much first generation devices as prototypes.
Anyway, MSI isn’t giving a lot of details about the new models, aside from the fact that there will be at least two tablets, one running Android and another running Windows. They’ll both have gravity sensors, ambient light sensors, and WiFi.
Hopefully these devices will actually make it to market some day.
Update: Engadget reports that the Windows model will have a 10.1 inch display, an Intel Atom Oak Trail processor, and Windows 7 Home Premium. It will have a 1024 x 600 pixel display and HDMI output. The Android tablet will reportedly have an NVIDIA Tegra 2 chip, a 10.1 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel display, and a thinner design. It will run Google Android 2.3 or 3.0 depending on which version of the OS is available by the time the tablet launches in February or March.
via Netbook News